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What Record Fish Was Caught in Capital Region Waters in 2021?
What Record Fish Was Caught in Capital Region Waters in 2021?
There are 45 different fish species classified for state records with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Some of them, like the 69 pound 15 ounce Muskie that Arthur Lawton caught on the St. Lawrence River on September 22, 1957 or the 46 pound 2 ounce Northern Pike that Peter Dubuc caught in the Great Sacandaga Lake on September 15, 1940 may never be broken.
October Fish Blitz Montauk
October Fish Blitz Montauk
If you have never seen pods of striped bass and bluefish feeding on massive schools of baitfish, so close to shore that you can touch the fish, then you probably haven't been to Montauk, New York in the month of October. Now people say to me, 'Oh I've seen fish come to the top and feed on other fish.' Sorry, it's not the same. Picture a football field of ten to twenty pound fish, packed closely together, in a complete frenzy, feeding on a baitfish called bunker. It is truly a phenomenon that's jaw dropping.
Gone Fishing!? What do you need!?
Gone Fishing!? What do you need!?
Some don’t know how to fish. Others think fishing is boring. There are those that think you have to be in the middle of the ocean to be fishing, while so-called experts will swear you have to be on a glacial stream in some mountain range to “really be fishing.” The fact of the matter is fishing is fun. Fishing is easy. Even when it isn’t a “NYS Free Fishing Weekend,” fishing can be inexpensive, notice I said “can be inexpensive.” No matter where you live in the Capital Region, some world class fishing spots are usually minutes away.

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